Edgar Minton Harrell

October 3, 1927 - February 11, 2013

10/03/1927 - 02/11/2013

Past Services

Thursday February 14, 2013
2:00 pm
Chapel of Sykes Funeral Service Rich Square
116 Short Street
Rich Square, NC 27869

Mr. Edgar Milton Harrell, age 85 died at the Guardian Care Nursing Home in Ahoskie, NC on Monday, February 11, 2013. Mr. Harrell was a native of Northampton County born to the late Ola Mae Bryant Harrell and the late James Edgar Harrell. He was married to the late Emily Marie Cox and they made their home in Rich Square. Mr. Harrell worked at Talon Factory in Woodland, NC for several years and later farmed the family farm until retiring. Following retirement he continued to go out to the farm daily and enjoy the peace and tranquility. He would often spend time reading his Bible beneath the Pecan Tree. Mr. Harrell was a lifelong member of the Rich Square Baptist Church. He loved music and learned to play the piano after retirement.

Also preceding him in death are two sisters, Wilma Evans and Agnes Boyce, as well as his brother Harlee Harrell.

Survivors include his sister, Geraldine Tucker of Ahoskie, NC, sister-in-law, Dorothy Harrell of Rich Square, NC, two nieces, Diane Ackermann and her husband Jim of Hertford, NC and Brenda Knight of Raleigh, NC and one nephew, Larry Knight and his wife Jean of Fayetteville, NC. Also surviving is one great nephew, Jamie Knight of Fayetteville.

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Milton & Ann P. Cox
11 years ago

Our sympathy and prayers to your family for your loss. God be with you all.

Dorothy H Peterson
11 years ago

With deepest sympathy

Nelda Helmer
11 years ago

Geraldine, Diane, Brenda and Larry, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

James Oliver Bryant
11 years ago

My thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of loss.